1. Collection
Registered Number 849
Acronym DSC
Full Name Dicty Stock Center
Institution Columbia University
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Dr. Jakob Franke
Postal Address P&S 12-442, 630 W 168 Street,New York,NY,10032
Country U.S.A.
Telephone 1 (1) 212-342-0178
Fax 1 (1) 212-305-3970
E-mail 1 jf31@columbia.edu
Homepage http://www.dictybase.org/StockCenter/StockCenter.html 
3. Status of the collection
Status University
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor NIH
5. Personnel
Director Prof. Richard H. Kessin
Curator Dr. Jakob Franke (curator)
Mrs. Stephanie Marsh (technician)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Developmental biology
Cell biology
Molecular biology
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Liquid N2(soil amoebae)
Control of the culture visible phenotype
drug resistance
feedback
Deposit Mainly to our collection
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from Isolation by ourselves
From the collections in our country
From the research institutions in our country
the research institution abroadMRC(UK)
the research institution abroadOxford U.(UK)
the research institution abroadMax-Planck(Germany)
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Bacteria 12 8
Protozoa 820 500
Plasmids 200 150
Number of strains last year Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Microbes distributed
(total number)/(in your country)
Bacteria
Protozoa
Plasmids
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability Free to non-profit research institutions
Free to teaching institutions
9. Catalogue
10. Services
Services Storage service(mutants and wild-type strains)
Distribution(strains for basic research)
Consulation about Preservation
Propagation
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2003-12-10
Date of Reply 2006-01-26